Published on February 28, 2018  
lee helen

Juris Doctor, 1987 

  • First African-American woman to serve as judge on the Jefferson County (Alabama) Circuit Court
  • Former member and chair of the Alabama State Ethics Commission
  • Former director, Clinical Outreach Services, Jefferson County Department of Health
  • Served as a magistrate for the City of Birmingham
  • Holds undergraduate degree from Fisk University and master’s in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University
  • Author with her sister of a book, The Gentle Giant of Dynamite Hill, about growing up in Birmingham with their father, famous civil rights attorney Arthur Shores

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